Miss August

Miss August

Distributed for CavanKerry Press

132 pages | 6 x 9 1/4
Paper $16.00 ISBN: 9781933880624 Published May 2017
In the voice of three characters, Miss August tells the story of two friends growing up in Virginia during a time when Massive Resistance to integration causes public schools to close and private white-only academies to open. It’s a portrait of family and cultural dysfunction, and racism in a specific time and place in American history.
Contents
THE WAR • ONE • Chinquapin Hill Farm • The Day You Was Born • My Story • Dream • The Story of Gil Simmons • Chinquapin Hill Farm • Your Mama’s Friend • Meeting Sarah Jane • Déjà Vu • That Sarah Jane • Nine Bathrooms • The Servants • Horse Dreams • Luncheo
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